Posts Tagged ‘Roland Gift’

Artist: Roland Gift

by Nick Boldockon 21st August 2017
Roland Gift was born in Birmingham but moved to Hull aged 11, attending Kelvin Hall School. He cut his early musical chops with ska revivalists The Akrylykz, initially playing saxophone before moving on to take over vocal duties. [...]

Fine Young Cannibals

Artist: Fine Young Cannibals

by Nick Boldockon 31st May 2017
Formed in Birmingham, but qualifying for Hull Music Archive by virtue of singer Roland Gift's long term residency in Hull (though Gift was himself born in Birmingham before moving to Hull as a boy). Gift had previously fronted celebrated Hull ska band Akrylykz [...]

Roland Gift

News: Roland Lee Gift homecoming gig

by Nick Boldockon 27th November 2016
  Roland Gift, former Fine Young Cannibals and Akrylykz alumnus, will appear at the Welly on Monday, December 12th for a long overdue Hull gig. This promises to be something special – not only is it Roland’s first appearance in these parts for absolutely ages, the gig is being recorded for use on future releases […]

Zazu magazine - Roland Gift

Magazine: Zazu

by Nick Boldockon 21st October 2016
  Magazine published in the late 1980s and based at Albany Street, Spring Bank, Hull. We have only seen one issue – there may have been more? Do you have any other issues? Were you involved with Zazu? If so we’d love to hear from you so please get in touch… Here’s the lowdown on […]